Jacqueline D Baras
Affiliation: Stanford University
- Outcomes after coronary artery calcium and other cardiovascular biomarker testing among asymptomatic medicare beneficiariesJacqueline Baras Shreibati
From the Stanford University School of Medicine, Stanford, CA J B S, L C B, M V M, M A H and National Bureau of Economic Research, Cambridge, MA L C B
Circ Cardiovasc Imaging 7:655-62. 2014..We sought to compare the use, spending, and clinical outcomes in asymptomatic Medicare beneficiaries evaluated for CVD with coronary artery calcium (CAC) or other cardiovascular risk markers...
- Impact of the Screening Abdominal Aortic Aneurysms Very Efficiently (SAAAVE) Act on abdominal ultrasonography use among Medicare beneficiariesJacqueline Baras Shreibati
Stanford University School of Medicine, Stanford, CA 94305, USA
Arch Intern Med 172:1456-62. 2012..We examined the association between this program and abdominal ultrasonography for AAA screening, elective AAA repair, hospitalization for AAA rupture, and all-cause mortality...
- Magnetic resonance imaging and low back pain care for Medicare patientsJacqueline D Baras
Stanford University s School of Medicine in Stanford, California, USA
Health Aff (Millwood) 28:w1133-40. 2009..We find that increases in MRI supply are related to higher use of both low back MRI and surgery. This is worrisome, and careful attention should be paid to assessing the outcomes for patients...
- The relationship between low back magnetic resonance imaging, surgery, and spending: impact of physician self-referral statusJacqueline Baras Shreibati
Department of Medicine, Stanford University School of Medicine, 1070 Mercedes Avenue 11, Los Altos, CA 94022, USA
Health Serv Res 46:1362-81. 2011..To examine the relationship between use of magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) and receipt of surgery for patients with low back pain...